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Daily Chronicle - Saturday August 18, 2012

Living History event 
set for this weekend

DEKALB – Boy Scout Troop 33 is going back in time this weekend with a Living History event at Kiwanis Park in DeKalb.

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, the Scouts will host an event that pays homage to the 1830 to 1860 time period, including a mountain man encampment, wood carving and Native American dancing.

Children can participate in games from the 1800s, including hatchet throwing, rabbit toss, feather wrapping and making a “ponie bead” blanket. Native American tepees will be on display.

The Northern Illinois Outlaws, described as a riding, shooting club will have horses on display and will wear authentic cowboy clothing.

The event will take place at Kiwanis Park, located on Fairview Drive in DeKalb


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